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Diseases » Bladder Cancer » Medication Causes
 

Drug Causes of Bladder Cancer

Medication causes:

What You Need To Know About Bladder Cancer: NCI (Excerpt)

Treatment with cyclophosphamide or arsenic . These drugs are used to treat cancer and some other conditions. They raise the risk of bladder cancer. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Bladder Cancer: NCI)

What You Need To Know About Bladder Cancer: NCI (Excerpt)

Some studies have found that saccharin, an artificial sweetener, causes bladder cancer in animals. However, research does not show that saccharin causes cancer in people. (Source: excerpt from What You Need To Know About Bladder Cancer: NCI)

About medication causes:

Another misdiagnosis possibility is that a particular medication or substance may be the real cause of the disease. Certain medications, chemicals, toxins or substances may possibly be underlying causes of Bladder Cancer. Side effects of medications, or exposure to toxins, chemicals, or other substances may cause a symptom or condition. Hence, they become possible underlying causes of Bladder Cancer but are often misdiagnosed or overlooked as a cause. For a general overview of this misdiagnosis issue, see Medication Underlying Cause Misdiagnosis.

 

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